In the wake of "Entourage" producer Doug Ellin's recent interview with the Hollywood Reporter — in which he refers to his "very contentious relationship with (Variety TV critic) Brian Lowry" and…
Al Franken's success at winning a Senate seat inspired predictions that a cascade of celebrities will seek elective office. But his experience actually may have the opposite effect, and may give…
The Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation issued a statement late today officially denouncing the new Sacha Baron Cohen film "Bruno." The org had screened the movie in late April at the…
Too much knowledge can be a mixed blessing in the movie business.
Those were the days. In 1951, "The King and I" weighed in as the most expensive show in Broadway history, costing $360,000.
For more than 30 years, "Network" has set the gold standard in media-related science fiction -- advancing the increasingly believable notion that a TV network might actually murder a guy for ratings.
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. Sacha Baron Cohen's new movie "Bruno" makes its long-awaited debut today, a followup to "Borat" that already has angered certain groups, caused a…
There are two relatively pleasant surprises in the documentary space next week, which both do creditable jobs of exploring their topics despite the salacious titles. CNBC's "Porn: Business of…
If soundstages are built, will film production follow?
At a press conference, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said that a resolution honoring the late singer was "unnecessary." She said there was plenty of "opportunity on the floor of the House to express…
That, and other news, in today's Roundup and Recap. Alec Baldwin hit back against Jack Cafferty's criticism of his credentials to run for office. Michael Moore found a title for his new doc…